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Last updated: 21 October 2020
Date:Thursday 18 November 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-13-FA Provider
Operator:Air America
Registration: 538
C/n / msn: 20199
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 56
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 61
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sayaboury Airport (ZBY) (   Laos)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Sayaboury Airport (ZBY/VLSB), Laos
Destination airport:?
Stalled and crashed on takeoff.

Loss of control

» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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